Jane's on the Common, Halifax

I’ve written about how much I love Jane’s on the Common before, but this time, we got to go back for brunch.

I can keep this one short and sweet. Jane’s serves amazing, unfussy food, with great service and astonishingly decent prices.

Jason’s eggs benedict with bacon ($10) came with homemade hollandaise sauce, but the real kicker was the sweet potato biscuit it all rested on. What a great change from the ho-hum English muffin.

Jane's on the Common, Halifax

I got the shrimp cake and eggs ($12) with gigantic pieces of shrimp, drizzled with cilantro lime aioli. It’s the same shrimp cake Jane’s serves as a dinner appetizer but I got to eat it in the morning. Whoohoo!

The dish itself is huge because the giant shrimp cake is served with potatoes, salad, sourdough toast and a bit of fruit.

Anyway, I can’t go on and on and on forever about how Jane’s rocks, so just go and check it out yourself.

Jane’s on the Common, 2394 Robie St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, (902) 431-5683. Brunch on weekends 9:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Website and menu here.

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